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This is a list of oldest living people in Japan. Currently the oldest living person in Japan is Kane Tanaka whose age is 118 years, 293 days.

Oldest living people in Japan

      Validated       Pending[1]       Unvalidated

Rank Name Sex Birth Age Prefecture of residence
1 Kane Tanaka F 2 Jan 1903 118 years, 293 days Fukuoka
2 Yoshi Otsunari [2] F 17 Dec 1906 114 years, 309 days Fukuoka
3 Fusa Tatsumi [3] F 25 Apr 1907 114 years, 180 days Osaka
Anonymous [4] F 29 Apr 1907 114 years, 176 days Hyogo
4 Yoshi Baba [5] F 3 June 1907 114 years, 141 days Yamanashi
Kahoru Furuya [6] F 18 Feb 1908 113 years, 246 days Shizuoka
5 Nahi Yonamine [7] F 9 Mar 1908 113 years, 227 days Okinawa
Anonymous[8] F 21 Mar 1908 113 years, 215 days Fukuoka
Kimiko Ono [9] F 20 June 1908 113 years, 124 days Osaka
Anonymous[10] F 25 June 1908 113 years, 119 days Fukuoka
Anonymous[11] F 30 Oct 1908 112 years, 357 days Tokyo
Hide Hamabe [12] F 3 Dec 1908 112 years, 323 days Miyazaki
Sadako Yamada [13] F 3 Jan 1909 112 years, 292 days Osaka
Kaoru Kobayashi [14] F 18 Jan 1909 112 years, 277 days Chiba
Katsumi Ando [15] F 2 Feb 1909 112 years, 262 days Mie
Take Taniguchi [16] F 5 Feb 1909 112 years, 259 days Hokkaido
Anonymous[17] F 8 Mar 1909 112 years, 228 days Hyogo?
Shinobu Hayashi [18] F 15 Mar 1909 112 years, 221 days Kumamoto
Tsuruchiyo Shin [19] F 22 Mar 1909 112 years, 214 days Osaka
Mitsuno Sato [20] F 9 Apr 1909 112 years, 196 days Akita
Kamado Miyaguni [21] F 5 July 1909 112 years, 109 days Okinawa
Kineko Takahashi [22] F 10 July 1909 112 years, 104 days Miyagi
Anonymous F 7 Aug 1909 112 years, 76 days Miyagi
Okagi Hayashi [23] F 2 Sept 1909 112 years, 50 days Gifu
Shina Seki [24] F 1 Oct 1909 112 years, 21 days Ibaraki
Maki Hirabayashi F 17 Oct 1909 112 years, 5 days Hokkaido
Masa Matsumoto[25] F 29 Nov 1909 111 years, 327 days Kanagawa
Masami Ueno [26] F 1 Jan 1910 111 years, 294 days Kagawa
Fumiko Inui [27] F 3 Jan 1910 111 years, 292 days Hyogo
Toshi Koishi F 7 Jan 1910 111 years, 288 days Yamaguchi
Chie Miyazaki F 17 Jan 1910 111 years, 278 days Kochi
Misayo Yamashita [28] F 15 Feb 1910 111 years, 249 days Nara
Miyo Iwamoto [29] F 7 Mar 1910 111 years, 229 days Kanagawa
Mitsue Tanobe [30] F 16 Mar 1910 111 years, 220 days Kagoshima
Chiyono Inoue [31] F 9 Apr 1910 111 years, 196 days Hyogo
Kikue Taira [32] F 26 Apr 1910 111 years, 179 days Okinawa
Mikizo Ueda [33] M 11 May 1910 111 years, 164 days Nara
Hisako Shiraishi[34] F 19 May 1910 111 years, 156 days Saitama
Natsue Fujii [35] F 10 June 1910 111 years, 134 days Kyoto
Sai Maehara [36] F 13 June 1910 111 years, 131 days Kagoshima
Shizue Takeda [37] F 22 June 1910 111 years, 122 days Yamaguchi
Miyao Mashima [38] F 1 July 1910 111 years, 113 days Nagano
Haruko Mekaru [39] F 5 July 1910 111 years, 109 days Okinawa
Shige Kobayashi [40] F 30 Aug 1910 111 years, 53 days Gunma
Mine Kondo [41] F 1 Sept 1910 111 years, 51 days Aichi
Konami Watanabe [42] F 3 Sept 1910 111 years, 49 days Okayama
Aki Hatano [43] F 28 Sept 1910 111 years, 24 days Chiba
Kikuyo Honma [44] F 1 Nov 1910 110 years, 355 days Niigata
Haruno Kubo [45] F 20 Nov 1910 110 years, 336 days Saitama
Shigeru Nakamura [46] M 11 Jan 1911 110 years, 284 days Hiroshima
Miyoko Hiroyasu [47] F 23 Jan 1911 110 years, 272 days Oita
Sata Moribe [48] F 25 Jan 1911 110 years, 270 days Fukuoka
Matsuyo Eda [49] F 17 Feb 1911 110 years, 247 days Miyagi
Chiyo Yamamoto [50] F 18 Feb 1911 110 years, 246 days Kyoto
Kimie Oikawa [51] F 22 Feb 1911 110 years, 242 days Hokkaido
Tomiyo Hara [52] F 2 Mar 1911 110 years, 234 days Fukuoka
Shiro Moriyama [53] M 6 Mar 1911 110 years, 230 days Hokkaido
Tokue Suzuki [54] F 15 Mar 1911 110 years, 221 days Shizuoka
Michi Ideo [55] F 15 Mar 1911 110 years, 221 days Nagasaki
Haruyo Fukazawa [56] F 21 Mar 1911 110 years, 215 days Yamanashi
Tetsuo Shinya [57] M 27 Mar 1911 110 years, 209 days Kagoshima
Fumie Matsuda [58] F 31 Mar 1911 110 years, 205 days Hokkaido
Kimie Azuma [59] F 9 Apr 1911 110 years, 196 days Yamaguchi
Hana Sato [60] F 1 May 1911 110 years, 174 days Akita
Hiro Fujisaki [61] F 6 May 1911 110 years, 169 days Ibaraki
Shigeko Kagawa [62] F 28 May 1911 110 years, 147 days Nara
Nariko Hase [63] F 14 June 1911 110 years, 130 days Kagoshima
Tsune Mori [64] F 22 July 1911 110 years, 92 days Saga
Fuji Takashima [65] F 15 Aug 1911 110 years, 68 days Kanagawa
Chiyono Kamono [66] F 4 Sept 1911 110 years, 48 days Iwate
Saburo Sueto [67] M 12 Sept 1911 110 years, 40 days Kanagawa
Masue Fujio [68] F 20 Sept 1911 110 years, 32 days Hyogo
Asayo Sato [69] F 22 Sept 1911 110 years, 30 days Saga
Toku Isaka [70] F 26 Sept 1911 110 years, 26 days Mie
Chiyo Nonaka [71] F 27 Sept 1911 110 years, 25 days Tokyo
Fusae Miyamoto [72] F 15 Oct 1911 110 years, 7 days Hiroshima
Toshiko Minagawa [73] F 16 Oct 1911 110 years, 6 days Hiroshima

Incomplete cases

Rank Name Sex Birth Age Prefecture of residence
Matsu Gaja[74] F Feb 1908 113 years, 236 days+ Okinawa
Tomiko Itooka F 23? May 1908 113 years, 152 days+ Hyogo
Anonymous F Jan 1909 112 years, 264 days+ Chiba
Komumen Nishibata F Feb 1909 112 years, 236 days+ Hyogo
Ushi Makishi F Feb 1909 112 years, 236 days+ Okinawa
Kimi Kawasaki F 28? Mar 1909 112 years, 208 days+ Kanagawa
Anonymous[75] F 16 Sept 1908/31 Mar 1909 112 years, 205 days+ Fukuoka
Kame Uema F 6 July/28 Aug 1909 112 years, 55 days+ Okinawa
Natsu Shiina F 2 Apr/15 Sept 1909 112 years, 37 days+ Chiba
Anonymous F Mar/Sept 1909 112 years, 22 days+ Hokkaido
Anonymous F Oct 1909 111 years, 356 days+ Hokkaido
Anonymous F Nov 1909 111 years, 326 days+ Hyogo
Anonymous F Oct/Dec 1909 111 years, 295 days+ Hokkaido
Anonymous F 16 Sept 1909/30 Mar 1910 111 years, 206 days+ Fukuoka
Namiko Shimizu F Apr 1910 111 years, 175 days+ Yamaguchi
Anonymous F June 1910 111 years, 114 days+ Aichi
Shizu Narita F Aug 1910 111 years, 52 days+ Aichi
Anonymous[76] F 2 Aug/1 Sept 1910 111 years, 51 days+ Tokyo
Anonymous F 1 Apr/15 Sept 1910 111 years, 37 days+ Fukuoka
Anonymous F 27/30 Sept 1910 111 years, 22 days+ Mie
Anonymous F Mar/Sept 1910 111 years, 22 days+ Hokkaido
Anonymous[77] F Sept 1910 111 years, 22 days+ Ehime
Anonymous F 1909/1910 111 years, 22 days+ Akita
Anonymous F 1909/1910 111 years, 22 days+ Kagoshima
Anonymous F 1909/1910 111 years, 22 days+ Kagoshima
Anonymous F 1909/1910 111 years, 22 days+ Yamaguchi
Anonymous F 1909/1910 111 years, 22 days+ Yamaguchi
Anonymous[77] F Dec 1910 110 years, 295 days+ Ehime
Matsuyo Eguchi[78] F Dec 1910 110 years, 295 days+ Kagoshima
Anonymous[79] F Jan 1911 110 years, 264 days+ Fukuoka
Anonymous[80] F Feb 1911 110 years, 236 days+ Yamanashi
Emi Miura [81] F 1 Jan/15 Sept 1911 110 years, 37 days+ Miyagi

Limbo (Not confirmed alive within one year, not confirmed dead)

Rank Name Sex Birth Age Prefecture of residence
Ai Suganoya [82] F 10 May 1908 113 years, 165 days Osaka

Oldest living men in Japan (107+)

Note that the ranks might not be correct.

Rank Name Birth date Age Prefecture of residence
Mikizo Ueda [83] 11 May 1910 111 years, 164 days Nara
Shigeru Nakamura [84] 11 Jan 1911 110 years, 284 days Hiroshima
Shiro Moriyama [85] 6 Mar 1911 110 years, 230 days Hokkaido
Tetsuo Shinya [86] 27 Mar 1911 110 years, 209 days Kagoshima
Saburo Sueto 12 Sept 1911 110 years, 40 days Kanagawa
Anonymous (Kagoshima) [87] Apr/Sept 1911 110 years, 38 days+ Kagoshima
Tatsuo Tanizaki 23/27 Sept 1911 110 years, 25 days+ Kumamoto
Hosui Ogata 28 Sept 1911 110 years, 24 days Kumamoto
Gisaburo Sonobe 6 Nov 1911 109 years, 350 days Chiba
Anonymous [88] Jan/Nov 1911 109 years, 325 days+ Tokyo
Yoshiyuki Ohara 25 Jan 1912 109 years, 270 days Miyagi
Masahisa Abe 23 Feb 1912 109 years, 241 days Miyagi
Anonymous ? Feb 1912 109 years, 235 days+ Saitama
Anonymous Nov 1911/Mar 1912 109 years, 235 days+ Tokyo
Masao Ikeda Sept 1911/Mar 1912 109 years, 205 days+ Fukuoka
Anonymous Oct 1911/Mar 1912 109 years, 205 days+ Kanagawa
Sakae Takeya ? Mar 1912 109 years, 204 days+ Fukushima
Anonymous ? Apr 1912 109 years, 175 days+ Shimane
Anonymous ? Apr 1912 109 years, 174 days+ Tokyo
Anonymous Apr/June 1912 109 years, 114 days+ Saitama
Anonymous Sept 1911/July 1912 109 years, 103 days+ Kagawa
Yuichi Takiguchi 12 July 1912 109 years, 102 days Kagawa
Anonymous ? July 1912 109 years, 82 days+ Tokyo
Keika Taira June/Sept 1912 109 years, 38 days+ Okinawa
Anonymous Nov 1911/Sept 1912 108 years, 27 days+ Kyoto
Anonymous 16/30 Sept 1912 109 years, 22 days+ Kanagawa
Susumu Sego 2 Oct 1912 109 years, 20 days Hyogo
Umeo Kataoka 18 Oct 1912 109 years, 4 days ?
Hisao Ikeda 2 Nov 1912 108 years, 354 days Kanagawa
Anonymous 23 Nov 1912 108 years, 333 days Kanagawa
Anonymous ? Nov 1912 108 years, 326 days+ Miyagi
Anonymous ? Nov 1912 108 years, 325 days+ Osaka
Anonymous Sept/Dec 1912 108 years, 317 days+ Hokkaido
Jin Maeda 9 Dec 1912 108 years, 317 days ?
Shoichi Hagiwara 15 Dec 1912 108 years, 311 days Tochigi
Sotojiro Ichii 15 Dec 1912 108 years, 311 days Toyama
Tei Yaginuma Sept/Dec 1912 108 years, 295 days+ ?
Anonymous ? Dec 1912 108 years, 295 days+ Okayama
Anonymous 9/31 Dec 1912 108 years, 295 days+ Hokkaido
Anonymous ? Dec 1912 108 years, 294 days+ Chiba
Tsuneji Oyama 9 Jan 1913 108 years, 286 days Saga
Kosuke Sakuma 10 Jan 1913 108 years, 285 days ?
Shusaku Egawa 8 Feb 1913 108 years, 256 days Yamaguchi
Anonymous 16 Feb 1913 108 years, 248 days Mie
Misao Kato 22 Feb 1913 108 years, 242 days Gifu
Shoji Obayashi 21 Mar 1913 108 years, 215 days ?
Anonymous Apr 1912/Mar 1913 108 years, 205 days+ Hiroshima
Anonymous Sept 1912/Mar 1913 108 years, 205 days+ Okayama
Anonymous Sept 1912/Mar 1913 108 years, 205 days+ Fukuoka
Anonymous Sept 1912/Mar 1913 108 years, 205 days+ Fukuoka
Anonymous Oct 1912/Mar 1913 108 years, 205 days+ Kanagawa
Anonymous Jan/Mar 1913 108 years, 204 days+ Aichi
Masuichi Yamada Jan/Mar 1913 108 years, 204 days+ Kyoto
Ichiro Ishii 21 Apr 1913 108 years, 184 days Tokyo
Anonymous ? Apr 1913 108 years, 175 days+ Niigata
Shigeru Okada c.30 Apr 1913 108 years, 175 days± ?
Anonymous ? Apr 1913 108 years, 174 days+ Tokyo
Anonymous ? May 1913 108 years, 143 days+ Hiroshima
Anonymous 26 June 1913 108 years, 118 days Iwate
Nobu Obata 23 July 1913 108 years, 91 days Aichi
Tetsujiro Nurita 20 Aug 1913 108 years, 63 days Osaka
Sadasuke Fujita 27 Aug 1913 108 years, 56 days Hokkaido
Anonymous ? Aug 1913 108 years, 52 days+ Kagawa
Taku Kawarai 1 Sept 1913 108 years, 51 days Ibaraki
Anonymous Feb/Sept 1913 108 years, 51 days+ Yamaguchi
Shinichi Goto 11 Sept 1913 108 years, 41 days Miyagi
Daiji Sato 13 Sept 1913 108 years, 39 days Miyagi
Anonymous Apr/Sept 1913 108 years, 37 days+ Chiba
Anonymous Apr/Sept 1913 108 years, 37 days+ Chiba
Anonymous Apr/Sept 1913 108 years, 37 days+ Fukuoka
Iwao Obata Apr/Sept 1913 108 years, 37 days+ Kanagawa
Anonymous Apr/Sept 1913 108 years, 37 days+ Kanagawa
Haruo Takahashi 25 Sept 1913 108 years, 27 days Tokyo
Anonymous Apr/Sept 1913 108 years, 22 days+ Kanagawa
Ishimatsu Nakagawa 10 Nov 1913 107 years, 346 days Fukui
Kazumasa Ueno 21 Feb 1914 107 years, 243 days Shiga
Noboru Ono Mar 1913/Feb 1914 107 years, 236 days+ Oita
Kentaro Muramatsu 3 Mar 1914 107 years, 233 days Shizuoka
Yayoi Sawada 28 Mar 1914 107 years, 208 days Kochi
Isamu Watanabe 9 Apr 1914 107 years, 196 days Niigata

Not yet confirmed alive at 110

Rank Name Birth date Age Prefecture of residence
Anonymous[89] ? Jan 1911 110 years, 263 days+ Tokyo
Kiyoshi Takeuchi [90] 26 Mar 1911 110 years, 210 days Mie

Oldest emigrants from Japan (107+)

Rank Name Sex Birth date Age Country of
residence
Shige Mineshiba [91] F 18 May 1909 112 years, 157 days CanadaCAN

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